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Leandra's Law arrest in Ontario County

Updated: 05/31/2014 12:01 PM
Created: 05/31/2014 9:54 AM WHEC.com

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says a Clifton Springs man was charged after deputies say he was involved in a crash, while on drugs, with a child in his car.

Deputies say 29-year-old Mark Yeatts' vehicle went off the road while traveling on Route 488 in the town of Hopewell. His vehicle subsequently struck a tree and went through a yard into a field before coming to a stop.

Deputies responded and found Yeatts was under the influence of drugs. They also say his four-year-old daughter was in the backseat. Yeatts was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI under Leandra's Law.

He was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Hopewell Town Court to answer charges. No major injuries were reported as result of the crash, but Yeatts' daughter was taken to the hospital to be checked over.





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